Linux Secrets

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Since its introduction as freeware in 1994, LINUX has grown into a robust, full-fledged operating system that rivals any commercial UNIX system. Take full advantage of the raw performance and core functionality of LINUX. From installing the karnel to setting up LINUX as a Web server to developing add-ons, Red Hat LINUX Secrets, Second Edition, brings you specific, real-world solutions for all your computing needs - whether at home or at the office - plus expert tips and ...
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Overview

Since its introduction as freeware in 1994, LINUX has grown into a robust, full-fledged operating system that rivals any commercial UNIX system. Take full advantage of the raw performance and core functionality of LINUX. From installing the karnel to setting up LINUX as a Web server to developing add-ons, Red Hat LINUX Secrets, Second Edition, brings you specific, real-world solutions for all your computing needs - whether at home or at the office - plus expert tips and little-known facts.

In addition to providing expert advice for installation and setup of Linux, this book uncovers little-known or undocumented information on the best ways to use Linux for specific business purposes. Naba Barkakati takes readers on a real world tour of Linux focusing on the ways Linux is used daily.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764531750
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Series: Secrets Series
  • Edition description: 2ND BK&CDR
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 936
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 2.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I Configuring Your Linux System 1
Ch. 1 Installing Linux 3
Ch. 2 Upgrading Linux 93
Pt. II Running Linux 133
Ch. 3 An Overview of Linux 135
Ch. 4 Secrets of X under Linux 151
Ch. 5 Customizing Your Linux Startup 185
Ch. 6 Secrets of Linux Commands 211
Ch. 7 Secrets of DOS under Linux 259
Ch. 8 Scripting in Linux with Tel/Tk 277
Pt. III Exploiting Your Hardware in Linux 315
Ch. 9 Computers 317
Ch. 10 Video Cards and Monitors 333
Ch. 11 Disk Drives 355
Ch. 12 CD-ROM Drives and Sound Cards 383
Ch. 13 Keyboards and Pointing Devices 409
Ch. 14 Printers 427
Ch. 15 Modems 459
Ch. 16 Networks 491
Ch. 17 PC Cards 537
Pt. IV Using Linux for Fun and Profit 545
Ch. 18 Dial-up Networking in Linux 547
Ch. 19 Setting Up a Linux Internet Host 579
Ch. 20 Running a World Wide Web Server on Linux 605
Ch. 21 Running a Business with Linux 631
Ch. 22 Developing Software in Linux 653
Ch. 23 X Programming in Linux 693
Ch. 24 Text Processing in Linux 749
Appendixes 781
App. A Linux Applications Roundup 783
App. B Linux Commands 813
App. C Linux Resources 845
App. D About the CD-ROM 847
Index 849
End-User License Agreement 896
CD-ROM Installation Instructions 905
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